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Animal Welfare Livestock

Petfood Inspection AM & PM

Duration: 3 days + assessment post course, Cost: $4083.00 + GST per person

Ante-Mortem only: $1550.00 + GST pp
Post-Mortem only: $2533.00 + GST pp


This course is designed for anyone examining animals prior to slaughter for petfood processing. The course content is highly visual and tailored to the petfood industry.

·· Legislation related to the petfood industry
·· Animal welfare
·· Disease processes
·· Purpose of animal examinations


This course is designed for anyone carrying out animal product inspections to carcasses and viscera before processing into petfood. The course is highly visual and is specifically tailored to the petfood industry.

.. Legislation related to the petfood industry
·· Identification and dispositions of diseases, defects and abnormalities


Ante-Mortem examination strand:
·· Unit Standard 30293 - Demonstrate understanding of ante-mortem examination of animals used for animal consumption (Level 3) (10 Credits)
·· Unit Standard 30289 - Complete ante-mortem examination of animal used for animal consumption (Level 3) (10 Credits)
·· Unit Standard 20644 – Demonstrate knowledge of the Animal Welfare Act in relation to the meat processing industry (Level 3) (5 credits)

Post-Mortem Examination Strand:
·· Unit Standard 30295 - Demonstrate understanding of post-mortem examination of meat products used for animal consumption (Level 3) (25
·· Unit Standard 28172 - Complete postmortem examination of animal products used for animal consumption (Level 3) (25 Credits)
·· Unit Standard 2863 – Apply hygiene and food safety requirements to own work area in a primary products food processing operation (Level 3) (5 credits)


Trainees should be employed in a petfood operation.


Return to site assessment is required.  Assessors will arrange assessment 4-6 weeks after the course date. Assessment costs are included in per person rate.

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